Louie Zalk-Neale

kei matairangi tōku kāinga ināianei (2020)

30 sec (excerpt) of 1 min 26 secSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

"my queerness burrows into the ground and trembles up through the leaves.

just like the processes of plants and worms and fungi, everyone goes through transformations. but transformations are more blatant when they don’t align with the majority—and this is where i feel most potent.

i enact and perform my connection to the ecologies i’m part of, and my whakapapa is revealed to me, because queerness is the most natural thing."

—Artist's statement

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